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General Mills shareholders call for less plastic packaging — Over 55% of voting shareholders opt for Green Century proposal

Sep 27, 2022

Media Contacts: Annie Sanders, Director of Shareholder Advocacy, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com,…

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Statement: Texas Comptroller includes Green Century Funds on list of investments to exclude from public pension funds

Sep 26, 2022

Media contacts: Leslie Samuelrich, lsamuelrich@greencentury.com; 781-349-2830 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671 BOSTON, August 25,…

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STATEMENT: Vote Tallies Released for Shareholder Proposal that Asks Tesla* for Clear Policies on Climate Lobbying

Aug 18, 2022

A shareholder proposal on climate lobbying, filed by the Nathan Cummings Foundation and Green Century°, won 35% of the vote, according to Tesla’s SEC filings.

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Investors in U-Haul’s Parent, AMERCO*, Show Strong Support for Green Century Climate Resolution

Aug 18, 2022

Green Century’s° shareholder proposal requesting AMERCO to adopt science-based greenhouse gas reduction targets in line with the Paris Agreement goal went to a vote Thursday.

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Green Century Shareholder Proposal on Climate Goes to a Vote at U-Haul Parent, AMERCO*

Aug 11, 2022

Green Century° has filed a shareholder proposal asking U-Haul’s parent company AMERCO to adopt science-based greenhouse gas reduction targets in line with the Paris Agreement goal to stave off the worst impacts of climate change.

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STATEMENT: Investor Support for Nathan Cummings Foundation, Green Century Climate Lobbying Proposal Strong, But No Majority Vote

Aug 5, 2022

On Thursday, Green Century° and Nathan Cummings Foundation received strong support on Thursday for their  shareholder proposal requesting that Tesla establish lobbying policies aligned with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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Nathan Cummings Foundation, Green Century anticipate August 4 Vote at Tesla* on Climate Lobbying Proposal

Jul 28, 2022

As Tesla’s Aug. 4 annual  general meeting nears, shareholders are considering a proposal co-filed by Green Century° with the Nathan Cummings Foundation.

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STATEMENT: US Foods Sets Science-Based Emissions Reduction Targets, Partially Implementing Majority Vote on Green Century Shareholder Proposal

Jul 11, 2022

US Foods* announced its first science-based emissions reduction targets on Wednesday, thereby partially implementing a shareholder proposal filed by Green Century°, which received support from 88.5% of voting US Foods shareholders at the company’s annual meeting in May.

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Food Giant Conagra* to Eliminate Deforestation From its Supply Chains

Jul 8, 2022

Conagra, the packaged foods giant known for brands like Slim Jim, Orville Redenbacher’s, and Duncan Hines, has agreed to set a time-bound goal for eliminating deforestation from its supply chains.

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STATEMENT: At Builders FirstSource* Annual Meeting, Green Century Wins Majority Vote on Climate Change Proposal

Jun 15, 2022

At the Builders FirstSource annual meeting of shareholders on Tuesday, Green Century° received a majority vote of 87.6% on its shareholder proposal, which asks the company to adopt science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets.

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